Eight agreements signed involving higher education institutions

Malaysia and Russia signed eight memoranda of understanding involving higher education institutions of both countries to strengthen and expand cooperation in various fields, reports Bernama.

Malaysia’s Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the memoranda of understanding include establishing mirror labs; student mobility; satellite labs; double degrees; matching grants; joint academic and research programmes; enhancement of learning curricula; and training and technology transfer.

He said a mirror lab between the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg and the Azman Hashim International Business School at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia had earlier been launched.
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